Toshiba A20-S208 Laptop Specification

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A20 Series

Mobile Desktop Performance at a Value Price

Feature Model(s): Part Numbers

Satellite A20-S207

Satellite A20-S208

Satellite A20 Small Business Series

P4 2660/15.0”TFT/512MB/40GB/DVD-CDRW/Mdm/LAN/WiFi/WinXP Pro/Office XP Small Business PSA20U-02HKL7W

Product Highlights


Intel® Pentium® 4 2.66GHz processor

512MB of Main Memory

40GB* hard disk drive

Great Features

15.0” XGA TFT screen

DVD-ROM/CDRW multi-function drive

Get On-Line

Integrated V.92/56K modem

Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN

Integrated Wireless (802.11b) LAN

System Characteristics

CPU (See CPU Performance Disclaimer)**

Intel® Pentium® 4 2.66GHz processor**


L2 Cache

512KB Level 2 Cache integrated on die

533MHz Processor System Bus Clock Speed


512MB (2 DIMM) DDR SDRAM (Expandable to 1024MB) (Both slots may be occupied)

Expansion memory: 128MB/256MB/512/1024MB PC2100 DDR,


Data/Address Bus Width; 64-bit/32-bit

Ali M1672 + M1535 Chipset

Mass Storage

Primary Hard Disk Drive : 40GB* hard disk drive, Enhanced IDE

(ATA-5), 4200rpm, 9.7mm height, 0.2lbs, Service Removable

DVD-ROM/CDRW Multi-function drive : Max Speed: CD-

R(24x), CD-RW(10x), CD-ROM(24x), DVD-ROM(8x);

Compatibility: CD-ROM, CD-R(read/write), CD-RW(read/rewrite), DVD-ROM, DVD-R (read), DVD-RW(read); Service removable

Software Decoder: InterVideo® (WinDVD™)


15.0” XGA TFT active-matrix display; internal display supports up to 16M colors at 1024 x 768

Trident CyberBlade XP2 graphics processor; 32MB shared video memory

External Color Support/Refresh rate:

640 x 480 60/75/85/100Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

800 x 600 60/75/85/100Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

1024 x 768 60/75/85/100Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

1280 x 1024 60/75/85/100Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

1600x 1200 60/75/85/100Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

1920 x 1440 60/75Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

2048 x 1536 60Hz Non-Interlaced@16M Colors

Input Devices

Keyboard: Full sized 85 keys with 12 function keys, 2.7mm key stroke, 6mm height; Dedicated Windows


& Application keys support; HotKey function; TouchPad pointing device

CD Control Function: Play/Pause, Stop, Previous, Next, Mode

Control Switch (CD/DVD)


2 Memory slots (Both slots may be occupied)

PC Card slot supports 1 Type II (5mm)


Integrated V.92/56K modem; Data and fax support

Due to FCC limitations, speeds of 53kbps are the maximum permissible transmission rates during Download. Actual data transmission speeds will vary depending on line conditions.

Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN

Integrated Wireless (802.11b) LAN (Agere)



Parallel port

3 Universal Serial Bus port (2.0)

TV-Out (S-Video)

RJ-45 LAN port

RJ-11 modem port

Secure Digital® (SD) slot

Physical Description

Dimensions 13.4” x 11.6” x 1.9”

Weight: 7.9lbs

LED Indicators: HDD, CD/DVD, DC-IN, Caps Lock, Arrow,

Numeric, Main Battery Charging Status, System Sleep / Suspend status, Wireless Communication switch (left side), SD Card (right side)


Analog Devices AD1981B Codec Chip, Software sound; 16-bit stereo; Stereo Speakers

Direct 3D Sound (supported by sound driver); DirectSound and

DirectMusic (supported by sound driver); Full Duplex and MIDI

(play back) support, 32 voices

Sound Volume (by dial)

Ports: External Microphone port, headphone port, Line-in port

Power Supply

AC Adapter: 120W AC Adapter, 100-240V / 50-60Hz frequency

(Universal) input voltage, 15V x 8A Output.

Dimensions (LxWxH): 5.7” x 2.1” x 1.7”

Weight: 1.4lbs

Battery Pack: 12-cell, rechargeable, removable Lithium Ion

(Graphite) battery, 10.8V x 8400mAh

Dimension (LxWxH): 8.1” x 3.6” x 0.9”

Weight: 1.4lbs

Battery Saver (in Windows): Stand by, HDD Auto Off, Display

Auto Off, Hibernation

Battery life 3h18m***; Recharge time(Off/On): Approx


Battery life may vary depending on applications, power management settings and features utilized. Recharge time varies depending on usage. Battery may not charge while computer is consuming full power. After a period of time, the battery will lose its ability to perform at maximum capacity and will need to be replaced. This is normal for all batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information that shipped with your computer or visit the Toshiba website at

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Slot for Kensington Cable lock, HDD and memory (by screw only), User Power-on password, Setup Security (by help of password utility), HDD Password (by TSETUP), Screen Blank (by

Hotkey), Keyboard lock (by Hotkey), Screen Saver by software



Operating System



Windows XP Pro pre-installed (A20-S207)



Windows XP Home pre-installed (A20-S208)

Windows 2000 component drivers on the web

Additional Software



Office XP Professional (See Product/Part Numbers below )

Microsoft® Office XP Small Business (See Product/Part

Numbers below)

Toshiba Notebook Maximizer

Intuit® Quicken Basic 2001

Norton® AntiVirus™ 2002

AOL® offer)

Adobe® Acrobat™ Reader

AT&T® Worldwide® Service – 1 Month Free

Telephone access and other charges and other terms and conditions may apply. Offer available to new customers only.

Offer expires 4/30/04.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Toshiba Utilities

Satellite Series Online Documentation

Toshiba Great Software Offer : Receive your choice of two software titles. The software selection includes titles from the follow categories; productivity, education/reference, creativity and entertainment


1 year parts, labor and battery

SelectServ® Warranty Programs

SWP-PEQQ3V Warranty Extension to 3 Years

SWP-PEGQ3V 3 Year SystemGuard

SWP-PEQX3V 3 Year Depot Express

SWP-PEGX3V 3 Year SystemGuard + Depot Express

SWP-PEQN3V 3 Year Business On-Site Repair;

SWP-PEGN3V 3 Year SystemGuard + Business On Site Repair,

Environmental Specifications

Temperature: Operating: 5


to 35


C (41


to 95


F); Nonoperating: -20


to 65


C (-4


to 149



Thermal gradient: Operating: 15


C per hour maximum; Nonoperating: 20


C per hour maximum

Relative Humidity: Operating: 20% to 80%; Non-operating:

10% to 95%

Altitude (relative to sea level): Operating: -60 to 3000 meters;

Non-operating: -60 to 10,000 meters

Shock: Operating: 10G; Non-operating: 60G

Vibration: Operating: 0.5G; Non-operating: 1.0G

Selected Accessories

Toshiba Accessories

PA3237U-1ACA Global AC Adapter (120W)

PA3287U-1BRS Primary Battery Pack (12 Cell)

PA3109U-1FDD USB Floppy Disk Drive

PA3212U-3MPCR Wireless LAN Card Kit (Agere 802.11b)

PA3273U-2MPC Wireless LAN Card Kit (Atheros 802.11a/b)

PA2171U-1BTM Toshiba Bluetooth SD Card II

Toshiba SD Memory

Kingston Memory

KTT3614/128 Kingston 128MB PC2100 DDR SDRAM Memory

KTT3614/256 Kingston 256MB PC2100 DDR SDRAM Memory

KTT3614/512 Kingston 512MB PC2100 DDR SDRAM Memory

Targus Cases-Security

NWDEFCL Targus-Noteworthy DEFCON CL Cable Lock

*Go to

for additional, available accessories

Product/Part Numbers

PSA20U-02HKL7 Satellite A20-S207 (Win XP Pro pre-installed)

PSA20U-02HKL3 Satellite A20-S208 (Win XP Home pre-installed)

PSA20U-02HLK7X Satellite A20 Small Business Series

PSA20U-02HKL7W Satellite A20 Small Business Series

(Office XP Small Business)

* GB = 1 Billion bytes

** Central Processing Unit (“CPU”) Performance Disclaimer:

CPU performance in your computer product may vary from specifications under the following conditions:

use of certain external peripheral products

use of battery power instead of AC power

use of certain multimedia games or videos with special effects

use of standard telephone lines or low speed network connections

use of complex modeling software, such as high end computer aided design applications

use of computer in areas with low air pressure (high altitude >1,000 meters or >3,280 feet above sea level)

use of computer at temperatures outside the range of 5°C to 35°C

(41°F to 95° F) or >25°C (77°F) at high altitude (all temperature references are approximate).

CPU performance may also vary from specifications due to design configuration.

Under some conditions, your computer product may automatically shutdown. This is a normal protective feature designed to reduce the risk of lost data or damage to the product when used outside recommended conditions. To avoid risk of lost data, always make back-up copies of data by periodically storing it on an external storage medium. For optimum performance, use your computer product only under recommended conditions. Read additional restrictions under “Environmental Conditions” in your product Resource Guide. Contact Toshiba Technical Service and

Support for more information.

Return Policy

TAIS does not accept the return of component parts, or bundled software, which have been removed from the PC system. Pro-rata refunds on individual PC components or bundled software, including the operating system, will not be granted. If you wish to return a complete PC system, contact the TAIS dealer where you purchased the product, and comply with the dealer’s standard return policies and procedures.

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*** Business Winstone® 2002 BatteryMark™ Version 1.0

These models achieved the battery life times shown using Ziff Davis Media Inc.’s Business Winstone® 2002 BatteryMark™ Version 1.0. These tests were performed without independent verification by the VeriTest testing division of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (“VeriTest”). Neither Ziff Davis Media Inc. nor

VeriTest makes any representations or warranties as to the results of the tests. Winstone® is a registered trademark and BatteryMark™ is a trademark of Ziff

Davis Publishing Holdings Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Copyright 2002 Ziff Davis Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. All products used in the tests were shipping versions available to the general public. The battery life results were achieved running the Business Winstone® 2002 BatteryMark™ Version 1.0 on the following system parameters. System parameters were set according to Ziff Davis Media Inc.’s recommendations.


Battery Life

CPU Name

Catalog Spec



Number of



Life Test Run





Intel Pentium 4 Processor

2.66GHz amount of RAM number of processors

Amount of secondary RAM cache

B Battery type(1st) model number(1st) type(2nd) model number(2nd) number of batteries amount and type of RAM


E graphics driver name and version graphics resolution and color depth, refresh rate hard disk capacity hard disk file system & transfer mode hard disk controller model size of hardware cache if any operating system version, service pack other special conditions





10.8V X 8400mAh






Trident CyberALADDiN-P4

Internal 32MB v.6.4612.22ICD_SE_NP

15.0" 1024x768


Enhanced IDE (ATA-5)

ALi M1535+


Windows XP Home Edition

Version 2000 Service pack 1


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